Gamification Review: ClassDojo

ClassDojo is a popular gamified communication app for teachers – with a focus on positive behavior reinfocement. It has both supporters and detractors in the educational community. Is ClassDojo a fantastic teacher tool, or is it an Orwellian control mechanism? Read this month’s Gamification Review and decide for yourself! Disclaimer:…

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In Defense Of Gamification

This article is a response to Dr. Kristen DiCerbo’s post, titled “5 Differences between education games and the gamification of education”, published Sep. 21, 2016 on the Pearson site. As a professional educator with considerable experience on the subject, I can’t decide what offends me more: a misrepresentation of gamification,…

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